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How to buy Landec Corporation stock

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Landec Corporation is a packaged foods business based in the US. Landec Corporation shares (LNDC) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Landec Corporation employs 796 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Landec Corporation share price

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Landec Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-30.
52-week range$7.48 - $12.22
50-day moving average $11.03
200-day moving average $10.84
Wall St. target price$13.25
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-0.16

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Is it a good time to buy Landec Corporation stock?

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Is Landec Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing Landec Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Landec Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Landec Corporation's PEG ratio

Landec Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 229.4. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Landec Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Landec Corporation's EBITDA

Landec Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $15.4 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Landec Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Landec Corporation financials

Revenue TTM $560.5 million
Gross profit TTM $72 million
Return on assets TTM -0.25%
Return on equity TTM -19.88%
Profit margin -8.02%
Book value $6.98
Market capitalisation $332.9 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Landec Corporation shares

There are currently 662,871 Landec Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Landec Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 9.4% down from 731,410 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Landec Corporation shares can be evaluated.

Landec Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Landec Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Landec Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Landec Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 188315.625). Landec Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.52. In other words for every 100,000 Landec Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3520 shares are currently held short.

However Landec Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Landec Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Landec Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Landec Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Landec Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0253% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Landec Corporation shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Landec Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short Landec Corporation stock.

Landec Corporation share dividends

We're not expecting Landec Corporation to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Landec Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Landec Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $7.48 up to $12.22. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

LNDC.US volatility(beta: 1.05)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Landec Corporation's is 1.0535. This would suggest that Landec Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Landec Corporation overview

Landec Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and sells differentiated health and wellness products for food and biomaterials markets. It operates through Curation Foods and Lifecore segments. The Curation Foods segment engages in processing, marketing, and selling of vegetable-based salads, and fresh-cut and whole vegetable products primarily under the Eat Smart brand, O branded olive oils and wine vinegars, and Yucatan and Cabo Fresh guacamole and avocado food products, as well as various private labels. It serves retail grocery chains, club stores, and food service operators. The Lifecore segment engages in the manufacture of pharmaceutical-grade sodium hyaluronate (HA) in bulk form, as well as formulated and filled syringes and vials for injectable products used in treating a range of medical conditions and procedures. It also provides services, including technology transfer, material component changes, analytical method development, formulation development, pilot studies, stability studies, process validation, and production of materials for clinical studies to its partners for HA-based and non-HA based aseptically formulated and filled products. This segment sells its non-HA products for medical use primarily in the ophthalmic, orthopedic, and other markets.

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